Literature

My child, I dare not, over you,
To start the blessing’s simple citation.
You’re – with your ...
- Alexander Pushkin
Has my heart gone to sleep?
Have the beehives of my dreams
stopped working, the waterwheel
of the...
- Antonio Machado
If the angel at your table suddenly
makes up his mind, Be quiet;
gently smooth the few wrinkles
i...
- Rainer Maria Rilke
My Pillow gazes upon me at night
Empty as a gravestone;
I never thought it would be so bitter
To ...
- Hermann Hesse
I live on this depraved and lonely cliff
like a sad bird abhorring a green tree
or splashing water...
- Vittoria Colonna
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listen (please, please);

open yourself, wide;
join (you, me),
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- Sharon Hopkins
They peer in pages
of ancient sages,
on opened barrows
their gaze now narrows,
on shield and swo...
- Adam Oehlenschlager
Kill off mankind,
And give the Earth a chance!
Nature might find
In her inheritance
The seedling...
- Aleister Crowley
WHO is Silvia? What is she?
That all our swains commend her?
Holy, fair, and wise is she;
The ...
- William Shakespeare
I love my land, but with a queer passion,
My mind isn't able to absorb it, yet!
Nor glory, purchas...
- Mikhail Lermontov
But fear of the inexplicable has not alone impoverished
the existence of the individual; the relati...
- Rainer Maria Rilke
When night comes
I stand on the steps and listen,
stars swarm in the yard
and I stand in the dark...
- Edith Sodergran
(An excerpt from the epic The Baptism at The Savica)

The warring clouds have vanished from the sk...
- France Preseren
I WHO am dead a thousand years,
And wrote this sweet archaic song,
Send you my words for messeng...
- James Elroy Flecker
Stille, hjerte, sol går ned
(Heart be still, the sun goes down)

Heart; be still, the sun goes d...
- Jeppe Aakjaer
12. Thursday. Friday. I know not what became of these days.

14. Saturday. I seem to have lost sig...
- John Adams
Doughty Budrys the old, Lithuanian bold,
He has summoned his lusty sons three.
"Your chargers...
- Adam Mickiewicz
I took wild honey from the plants,
I took salt from the waters, I took light from the sky.
Listen,...
- Jorge de Lima